A Never-ending Love Story

A p r o n h e a d -- Lilly Green

Guardian mama Guardian mama

I was sitting with camera out on my plant ledge by the front bird feeder, hoping to catch sight of Bano, the hummingbird that we rescued.  I had seen her the day before along with mama.  She is definitely on the scene and still caring for our wee one, so it is the best of outcomes. She is free and safe and well-fed.

I saw Bano up on a higher branch at first, then she flew into the bushes where I could not see her.  All of a sudden, there was this whirring motion of two birds spiraling downward in a synchronized falling, but not.  It was baby bird and mama, and so it was more corralling than falling, mama trying to control her baby.  She landed on the wood chips about a foot and a half from my feet and then with mama’s “encouraging word,” she was…

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wife and mother, musician, composer / poet, teacher, and observer of the world, flawed Christ-follower
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2 Responses to A Never-ending Love Story

  1. Patty says:

    Maybe God sent you Bano to remind you of the healing power of simplicity. Did you know that a hummingbird’s wings move in the same pattern as the infinity symbol, or like the number 8, but sideways. They can also detect flowers that have healing qualities or that will help them recover from an ailment. Infinite healing power! Hmm might be a powerful message to you and many other bird lovers, and/or observers of nature. What a wonderful journey you have had and will continue to have with your birds!


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